Vice Chancellor of the institution Professor Rahamon Bello made this known while delivering his speech at the day 2 of the 2014 graduation ceremony held at the Multipurpose Hall,
“The governing Council of the university, for the promotion of excellence in the university, has approved that commencing from this year, the two best graduating students, with CGPA not less than 4.00 in each of our programmes, be automatically employed as Graduate Assistants”
At the second day of the convocation, 2,732 graduates were conferred with various degrees and diplomas of the Faculties of Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences of College of Medicine; Business Administration and Engineering. Others include Law, Pharmacy and the Distance Learning Institute.
Seventy-seven graduating students finished with First Class Honours category. Thirty-one of these were in the Faculty of Business Administration ; 28 from Engineering; two from Law; five from Basic Medical Sciences; one from Clinical Sciences and four from Distance Learning programmes.
It was recorded that 58 students graduated with First Class on Tuesday 28th of April, on the first day of the graduation ceremony.
Seven hundred and thirty-eight students finished with Second Class Upper Division degrees, just as 1,234 students finished in the Second Class Lower Division.
However, 472 students graduated in Third Class, 44 with Pass degree.
He explained that the gesture will enable the retention of some of the institution’s best brains in the system while fostering Ph.D training at the university.
“We shall continue to set the standards and create the platform for intellectual contribution to the economic and social advancement of our great nation,” he said.
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